The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 161 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.61% 14.00% 20.45%
As % of the General category 61.22% 38.89% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 11 16
Median daily rate £413 £315 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £81 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £403
% change year-on-year +0.60% +1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 263 36 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 74.50% 36.00% 51.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 22 27
Median daily rate £413 £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 146 £413 +30.95% 2
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 184 (83.26%) Finance
2 101 (45.70%) Unix
3 97 (43.89%) Linux
4 95 (42.99%) Java
5 72 (32.58%) SQL
6 68 (30.77%) Front Office
6 68 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 65 (29.41%) OO
8 64 (28.96%) Low Latency
9 62 (28.05%) Investment Banking
10 59 (26.70%) C++
11 58 (26.24%) OOP
12 57 (25.79%) FIX Protocol
13 50 (22.62%) Market Making
14 48 (21.72%) OOA/OOD
14 48 (21.72%) Oracle
15 47 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
17 35 (15.84%) Web Services
18 33 (14.93%) Equities
18 33 (14.93%) Data Structures
19 32 (14.48%) C#
19 32 (14.48%) JSON
20 31 (14.03%) .NET
21 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
21 30 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
22 29 (13.12%) Test Automation
23 28 (12.67%) Functional Programming
23 28 (12.67%) Virtual Team
24 25 (11.31%) Degree

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (4.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Actimize
1 4 (1.81%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) LDAP
2 9 (4.07%) BGP
2 9 (4.07%) EIGRP
2 9 (4.07%) OSPF
3 5 (2.26%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.43%) Big Data
4 9 (4.07%) DB2
4 9 (4.07%) KDB
4 9 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.62%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.71%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.81%) Kdb+
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.81%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Artifactory
1 15 (6.79%) Jenkins
1 15 (6.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 15 (6.79%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
2 5 (2.26%) JIRA
2 5 (2.26%) NUnit
2 5 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 184 (83.26%) Finance
2 68 (30.77%) Front Office
3 62 (28.05%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.62%) Retail
4 8 (3.62%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
5 3 (1.36%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 167 (75.57%) Developer
2 87 (39.37%) Senior Developer
3 64 (28.96%) Java Developer
4 59 (26.70%) C++ Developer
4 59 (26.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (12.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Agile Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Senior Agile Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 26 (11.76%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
8 21 (9.50%) Senior C++ Developer
9 16 (7.24%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.52%) Analyst
11 10 (4.52%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.79%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (15.84%) Web Services
3 32 (14.48%) JSON
4 31 (14.03%) .NET
5 25 (11.31%) XML
6 23 (10.41%) Node.js
7 22 (9.95%) WCF
8 18 (8.14%) RESTful
9 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (7.24%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.79%) CSS
11 15 (6.79%) HTML
11 15 (6.79%) WPF
12 10 (4.52%) ADO.NET
12 10 (4.52%) WF
13 9 (4.07%) REST
14 8 (3.62%) Java EE
14 8 (3.62%) JPA
14 8 (3.62%) Spring
14 8 (3.62%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.93%) Data Structures
1 33 (14.93%) Equities
2 28 (12.67%) Virtual Team
3 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.52%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.52%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.62%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.62%) User Experience
7 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.26%) Social Network
9 4 (1.81%) iPad
9 4 (1.81%) Replication
10 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.90%) Derivative
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (45.70%) Unix
2 97 (43.89%) Linux
3 13 (5.88%) Windows
4 4 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.81%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 65 (29.41%) OO
3 64 (28.96%) Low Latency
4 58 (26.24%) OOP
5 50 (22.62%) Market Making
6 48 (21.72%) OOA/OOD
7 47 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
9 29 (13.12%) Test Automation
10 28 (12.67%) Functional Programming
11 15 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.79%) MVC
11 15 (6.79%) SOA
12 14 (6.33%) SDLC
13 13 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (4.98%) ETL
14 11 (4.98%) Scrum
14 11 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.52%) Data Modelling
15 10 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.99%) Java
2 72 (32.58%) SQL
3 59 (26.70%) C++
4 32 (14.48%) C#
5 30 (13.57%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.62%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.17%) Perl
9 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.26%) C
10 5 (2.26%) C++/CLI
10 5 (2.26%) Korn
10 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.26%) Python
10 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (11.31%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.36%) CCNP
3 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.71%) Docker
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (21.72%) Oracle
2 19 (8.60%) Sybase
3 13 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.07%) Arista
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco
4 9 (4.07%) Juniper
4 9 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.62%) Reuters
6 7 (3.17%) Fidessa
6 7 (3.17%) Siebel
7 6 (2.71%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.26%) Google
8 5 (2.26%) HP
8 5 (2.26%) NYFIX
8 5 (2.26%) Perforce
8 5 (2.26%) Talend
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.45%) Sun
10 1 (0.45%) Wyse
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